On Tuesday, it was so friggin' cold outside that our activities were pretty limited. But this is 'Murica, so we did post a ton of social media — and amongst the feeds filled with weather forecast screenshots and cold-gear selfies, some posts really made their mark.
One Wisconsin meteorologist started early, sparking a trend on Monday when he posted a video of boiling water turning to snow in the air.
Thousands of people tried it for themselves. Even Vanessa Hudgens got in the act!
A lot of people disagreed about what a "Polar Vortex" sounded like.
And some just couldn't decide.
But eventually, we were like...
Twitter user @pmarshwx had posted it to start a #polarvortexmemecompetition, which continued over the course of the day.
But nothing beats this Instagram, reposted by @danny_v_ from @lapinbrun:
If only he'd had a coat like this dog did today.
Images: Getty Images; @danny_v_; @mitchgroder; @lethalliz/Instagram